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Quality All-Ireland Quiz: Video

September 21, 2009 in All-Ireland Quiz, Quizzes

A final post on last week’s Sligo qualifier for the All-Ireland Quiz.  Here’s a short video I recorded as Ray D’Arcy announced the final scores.

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Quality All-Ireland Quiz: Answers

September 18, 2009 in All-Ireland Quiz, Quizzes

Quiz radioHere are the answers to the 10 questions I posted earlier in the Quality All-Ireland Quiz article.

I was listening to the show this morning and Ray revealed that the questions were written by the same man who did them for Blackboard Jungle (the quiz show, not the movie), back in the day. That’s kinda cute IMO. I do wonder what this fellow’s been doing in the meantime though?!

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Quality All-Ireland Quiz

September 18, 2009 in All-Ireland Quiz, Quizzes

Free t-shirt!The opening round of the Ray D’Arcy Show All-Ireland Quiz took place in Sligo last night with myself and my team-mates in attendance.

The aim of the night was to find four teams who would then go through to 1v1 knockout rounds, live on Today FM, in October.  I’m delighted to say that you’ll be hearing our voices on-air next month as our team, Universally Challenged, managed to finish in the top four – just!

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Back in the game … answers

September 9, 2009 in Quizzes

Dayana_MendozaHere are the answers to the questions I posted in the Back in the game… post yesterday morning.

There are a couple of these that are dodgy. For instance Q1, Q3 and Q13 had more than one name for the right answer.  Then, I opened up the business section of a certain Sunday newspaper to see a front page story declaring that the film they announced as Q8′s answer had been beaten into second place in this summer’s cinema takings (in Ireland anyway) by The Hangover.  Bad luck to the organisers if this fact changed in the four days following the quiz. Otherwise they must have been wrong.

As usual, we play the ball as it lies and we’ll be back there again at the start of next month for the 2008 quiz.

Regarding the answers below: If you got them all right, here’s a bit of advice: send off your application to become a question writer for Trivial Pursuit: Game of the Year Edition right away. :-)

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Back in the game, if not the zone

September 8, 2009 in Quizzes

happy-new-year-2009Ever had the feeling that you’re out of your depth?

By which I mean: ever had the feeling you can’t swim properly because the water is too shallow?

Well that’s the feeling I had at last Wednesday night’s quiz in The Dáil Bar, Galway.

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